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Courts Roundup: $26K restitution ordered in arson case

$26K restitution ordered in arson case A Juneau judge ordered a woman to pay about $26,000 in restitution to the company whose equipment was damaged in the Adair-Kennedy Memorial...
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...trial, or a jury pool waiting to be selected for service.It was family, friends and former colleagues of the late Juneau judge Robert Boochever, whose name now appears above the federal courtroom on the ninth floor of the U.S. Federal Building...
32 Alaska residents sworn in as U.S. citizens

...Citizen and Immigration Services Officer Sara Hardgrove, who flew down from Anchorage to lead the ceremony alongside the Juneau judge, estimated that her office receives some 1,200 naturalization applications from Alaska each year. She estimated...
Backpack thief suspect to undergo mental evaluation

A Juneau judge last week ordered a man accused of kicking a teenager and stealing his backpack to be evaluated for mental competency.Public...
Judge accepts plea deal for Joshua David Burger

A Juneau judge has accepted a plea deal that sentences Joshua David Burger to serve two years in jail for a sex crime, marking an end to the...
Judge to hear arguments about confidential records in Troy Wilson case

A Juneau judge has ordered a hearing about whether the court should review confidential personnel and internal affairs files of police officers...
Judge denies appeal for man convicted of open lewdness

Editor's note: Content of a sexual nature.A Juneau judge Thursday denied an appeal for a man convicted of open lewdness for touching himself inappropriately in Walmart, ruling the city's...
Man pleads guilty to attempted sex abuse of a minor

...entered into a last-minute plea deal that caps his sentence at five years. He is scheduled to be sentenced before Juneau Judge Philip Pallenberg in Hoonah on June 24.Prosecutors said Wright had sex with the girl without her consent in January...
Word choice results in faulty indictment in arson case

Don't let anyone tell you diction isn't important, especially in a courtroom setting.A Juneau judge recently dismissed an indictment against a man accused of arson because of word choice that heightened the grand jury's obligation...
Ex-cop Troy Wilson gets 9 years for shooting

A Juneau judge Friday sentenced former Juneau Police Department Lt. Troy A. Wilson, 46, to serve nine years in prison for shooting at officers...


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